The sad story of three Nigerians on death row in Indonesia — Ambassador Purwanto


In this interview, the Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, shares the story of Indonesia legislation that recognises capital punishment for serious crimes The post The sad story of three Nigerians on death row in Indonesia — Ambassador Purwanto appeared first on Vanguard News.

Election Voting Pics From Igbogbo Ikorodu


Blog Visitor voting report.... ''This is from my polling booth, igbogbo ikorodu Massive turn out, very peaceful election, nobody loudly talking about who we should vote for, at least not loudly. Accreditation started very late cos there were no card readers yet but everything moving smoothly now.

Vote Counting Begins Across Nigeria

Even though the election is yet to start or be concluded in some parts of the country, vote counting has began in Awka South and the 27 Local Government Areas in Imo State. And in the North, 8 local governments in Kaduna State have started while in Yobe State, some

Elections: Corps Members Decry Ill Treatment In Osun

Collation of results was almost marred at one of the registration areas in Osogbo Local Government Area, Osun State as the corps members had to rely on light from their handsets and torch to, collate results of the presidential and National Assembly elections. ‎A Channels Television correspondent who observed the

INEC blames NURTW for election lapses


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) approved manual accreditation of voters due to the large scale failure of Smart Card Readers (SCRs) to function effectively in many parts of the country in yesterday’s elections. The post INEC blames NURTW for election lapses appeared first on Vanguard News.

Fashola urges INEC to address hitches

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday cast his vote at the Ward G-3, State Senior Secondary School, Itolo, Surulere, where he called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to address issues relating to malfunction of card readers.

There Was No Election In Rivers State – Amaechi


The Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, is calling on INEC to conduct the elections in Rivers State, saying that after all that he witnessed on Saturday, there was no election at all in the state. Speaking to Channels Television’s election coverage programme, Nigeria 2015, in the early hours of Sunday,

Gunmen attack Lagos commissioner’s residence

The residence of the Lagos State Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Kayode Opeifa, on Oyewole Road, in the Mulero area of Orile-Agege, was attacked by nine gunmen around 12.10am on Saturday.

INEC playing with Nigeria’s future ─ George

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees member, Chief Bode George, says the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, failed to have an alternative plan for possible failure of smart card readers used for the elections.

‘PDP shared money at my polling unit’

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, says President Goodluck Jonathan was able to get 71 votes at his (Ambode’s) polling unit at Ward A5, polling unit 03, Epe, because members of the Peoples Democratic Party distributed cash.

‘INEC must monitor Sunday election closely’

A former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission must monitor the election closely as it goes into the second day of voting. The national leader of the All Progressives Congress said INEC must also improve the voting process.